The Bertha Crosley Ball Center for Compassion

Past Events

2020

November 4 - December 2, 2020: Nonviolent Communication Training 
A 5-week online training for USM Graduate Students.

September 11-12, 2020: Pandemic As Portal: Loving the Earth and Each Other in a Time of Crises
Dr. Brooke Lavelle, founder of the Courage of Care Coalition offered this two-day online retreat for social, racial, and environmental activists to help us connect and support each other’s work.

July-August 2020: Nonviolent Communication Training
A 5-week online training for USM faculty and staff. 

July 2020: Witnessing Circles
A 4-week online group for USM faculty and staff.

July 8 & 22, 2020:  Cognitive Reset I & II
Professors Vaishali Mamgain and Richard Bilodeau shared their research and introduced practices that engender empathy and enhance creativity and learning in this two-part workshop series for USM faculty.

 

Cultural Compassion and Radical Love with Dr. Lenwood Hayman 

 

2019

Peeling Away the Masks with Dr. Monika Son

 

The Art of Seeing with Rev. Wolf Richards

 

2018

Fierce Compassion with Dr. Kamilah Majied

 

Uncovering a Wellspring of Compassion with Dr. John Makransky

 

The Courage of Compassion with Dr. Brooke Dodson-Lavelle